Yumba-Meta Ltd

Yumba-Meta Ltd is a large-scale charity established in 1973. Their main activity is registered as disability services primarily serving youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 aboriginal and torres strait islander people gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people in rural/regional/remote communities people with disabilities females males.

YML provides housing and support services to marginalised people in the Townsville region. YML provides social housing, Supported housing and Specialist Disability housing to eligible clients and Transitional housing for people travelling from remote communities to access employment, education or training. Support services include: Flora House women's Shelter - safe place for women and children experiencing Domestic and family violence , 24/7 sobering up facility to support people engaging in public intoxication and at risk of incarceration. Breaking the Cycle program assisting people transition from a life of alcohol addiction. Family Violence Support Service -Intensive case management and counselling to support victims and perpetrators of domestic and family violence & intensive case management supporting rough sleepers and chronically homeless people to gain and sustain appropriate housing to improve life outcomes.

Yumba-Meta Ltd

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Victims of disaster
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • Unemployed persons
  • Pre/post release offenders and/or their families
  • People with disabilities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Males
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Families
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $4,615,267 (48% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $100,332.

Revenue vs Expenses

Yumba-Meta Ltd has seen an average annual growth of 3% in revenue versus a 4% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Yumba-Meta Ltd has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.04. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Douglas Dunstan
Maxwell Lenoy
Michele Thompson
Dawn Charteris
Peter Lindsay
Muriel Bin Dol
Ernest Hoolihan
Deputy Chairperson
Gregory Redington

Similar Charities

Townsville City Church
We distributed flood relief grants and conducted well being and mental health programs. We sponsored Children's education in Sri Lanka.…

Teen Challenge Care (Queensland) Ltd
For over 49 years Teen Challenge Qld has provided support to young men and women aged 18-45 years who struggle with life controlling problems. Our ser…

Accoras Limited
Accoras is a for-purpose organisation and registered charity working to strengthen the mental health, well-being and futures of people and communities…

Women's Crisis Support Service Incorporated
WCSSI shelter and mobile support program provides immediate accommodation and a range of supports, including domestic and family violence safety plann…

Women's Health West
Women's Health West (WHW) is the women's health service for the western metropolitan region of Melbourne. Our family violence service provid…

Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
565 Ross River Rd
Operating States
Entity Type
Australian Public Company

A company is a non-individual client type. Company is defined to include a body corporate and any other unincorporated association or body of persons but does not include a partnership or a non-entity joint venture. Public Benevolent Institution

[email protected]

homelessness, children, family violence, qld, case management, rehabilitation, addiction, intoxication, women’s shelter, Kirwan